Five Coaches Who Have What Notre Dame Football Needs

Posted by Josh Brewer on November-20-2009 Add Comments

When Bob Davie took over for Lou Holtz before the 1997 NCAA football season, nobody knew it was effectively the end of Notre Dame's reign amongst the nation's elite college football programs.

With Holtz leading the Fighting Irish, success was a given.

Notre Dame won fewer than eight games only twice in Holtz's 11 seasons as coach. In those 11 seasons, Holtz led Notre Dame to nine bowl games (six of which are now considered BCS bowl games) and the 1988 National Championship.

Since then, the list of Notre Dame coaches has been riddled with rash hires and emphatic burnouts.

Davie and Tyrone Willingham combined for two BCS bowl games—both losses—in eight years.

And then there is current Head Coach Charl...

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